1. Duncan Hames MP visits Bradford on Avon group

    The other week local MP Duncan Hames (Lib Dem – other political parties are available in case you didn’t know) popped into the Bradford on Avon group during their art session, though from this picture it looks like very little art got done. He stayed for nearly an hour discussing the benefits of Arts Together […]

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  2. Kelly (Devizes volunteer) will be at Clerkenwell Design Week

    © Kelly Hatt I would like to invite you to Clerkenwell Design Week at the Additions venue where I will be showcasing new designs. Additions is dedicated to small design pieces and interior accessories. The show, taking place at the Crypt on the Green, St. James Church, London, presents a carefully curated group of international […]

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  3. Election Art: 50 days – 50 artworks

    Jeff Pigott and Julia Warin – both long-time Arts Together artists, volunteers, trustees, supporters – have been running their own art election campaign in the run up to May 7th polling day. You can follow their progress at the following blog: http://electionart2015.blogspot.co.uk/ You can also access the delights of Election Art on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/art_election […]

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  4. Dancing for Comic Relief

    That’s our very own Jane (Corsham volunteer) posing with John Bishop and Pans People – remember them – at Dermot O’Leary’s Danceathon on Red Nose Day.

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  5. Arts Together is now a BBC Get Creative Champion!

    Get Creative is a major celebration of the nation’s arts, culture and creativity led by BBC ARTS and What Next? The campaign aims to highlight the central role that creativity plays in people’s lives, to celebrate the millions of people who are already doing something creative and encourage others to take part. Everyone is invited […]

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  6. You don’t have to be arty

    “It’s great to feel that your presence is important to someone because you aren’t important to anyone else” Group member M asked to join Arts Together as she was desperately lonely and bored. She told me that she and her husband had moved here some years ago shortly after which he became seriously ill and […]

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  7. Fish returning to the sea

    The Arts Together fish are back and making a guest appearance at ‘Turning the Tide’ in Weston Super Mare on 19th March on the request of the South West Foundation. This is a networking event for those involved in providing funding advice and development, with a seaside theme.

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  8. Skill Sharing and Training Day

    We recently held one of our training and skill sharing days for Arts Together artists and volunteers. It was a great turnout with over 30 participants and for some an opportunity to meet up for the first time. These are important opportunities to get together, learn from one another and to re-engage with the charities […]

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  9. Challenging but fun

    The Marlborough Group have been drawing and painting pictures of animals – initially with charcoal, then black and white acrylic paint. Today various colour drawing materials including chalk pastels, oil pastels and coloured pencils have added additional challenges for them. In the next two weeks they venture into coloured acrylic paint on canvases. Sarah

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  10. Volunteering at Pewsey

    On Thursday I was the stand-in volunteer at the Pewsey group. There were some lovely moments; like when all the 4 men started singing, or having a chat with D, and seeing them all really getting to grips with the paint colour mixing – and loving it! Juliet

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